Organic coconut oil is rich in fatty acids. It is those fatty acids that drench your hair in moisture and nourish your scalp. The coconut plant, botanically speaking, is a fibrous one-seeded fleshy fruit with thin skin. It has a central stone containing the seed.
So then, is coconut a fruit only?
The coconut is a fruit, a nut, and a seed. With all of that going for it, no wonder it is so popular around the world. People living in coastal areas of the world grow coconuts because of the many uses of the plant.
Coconut is rich in vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates, which is also good for the human body. In addition, it is used in the preparation of creams and cosmetic soap. Organic coconut oil has been used for centuries as hair oil. This tropical palm contains residue, Cocos nucifera, which keeps your hair strong and prevents hair loss.
Organic Coconut Oil Benefits
According to Gene Ashburner, a natural remedies expert; said that apart from the oil being used for hair growth, it can also be used in getting rid of dandruff and prevents lice.
Promotes hair growth by preventing breakages and boost blood circulation. This is due to its property of fatty acids, which works with natural protein in the hair to prevent hair breakage thus allowing for hair growth. It grows your hair long and thicker because it has Lauric acid that penetrates the hair shaft and improves healthy hair.
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Anti-dandruff. The fatty acid that is found in the oil acts as an anti-dandruff agent, it kills the viruses and bacteria on the scalp. When mixed with Castrol oil and lukewarm water it treats dandruff effectively.
It is used as a moisturiser giving your hair a shiny appearance. Use of the oil makes the hair softer and move lustrous. It can be used as a conditioner. It has no chemical properties like those found in other hair care products. Coconut oil is able to penetrate hair follicles saving your hair strands from environmental damage and damage that occurs when combing the hair with a small tooth comb or too rough.
You are going to love using coconut oil on your hair. However, make sure to use pure coconut oil only. I use it once a week with a cap on for about three or four hours, sometimes overnight. It makes my hair grow and it always feels soft and moisturised.
The article was written by Sherry Harris who is the owner of Sherry’s Life.